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Job Opportunities for New Mainers

Employment Services

Do you already have the experience and training you need to enter the US workforce? Find current job openings plus resources for résumé building and job interview preparation.

Open Job Positions

Find open job positions from employers looking for qualified candidates like you.

Hiring Events

Learn about opportunities to meet employers looking for qualified candidates like you.

Employment Agencies

Employment agencies work directly with employers to find candidates for open positions at their companies.

Job Openings

Below are open positions posted by employers specifically looking for candidates like you.

Current Job Openings

Want to post a job?

Are you an employer looking to hire New Mainers? Contact us and we’ll get you going.

Hiring Events

Discover new job opportunities with local companies looking to hire qualified candidates like you.

Want to post a Hiring Event?

If you host job fairs or other hiring events, contact us so we can attract potential candidates to your event.

Employment Services Agencies

Use these resources to find programs to help you with your job search.

Catholic Charities Maine
Catholic Charities of Maine logo

Helping refugees build new lives here in Maine

Maine’s only refugee resettlement program, Catholic Charities Maine Refugee and Immigration Services (RIS) is dedicated to helping those seeking a new life in America become independent, productive members of our community.

Catholic Charities Maine
80 Sherman Street
Portland, ME 04101
opens in Google Maps
Phone: 207-871-7437

Goodwill Workforce Services
Goodwill of Northern New England logo

Get Support Finding Work

It takes more than skills to get and keep a great job. Goodwill’s Workforce Services recognizes each person’s unique challenges and helps them overcome each one until the participant reaches stability. Through Goodwill NNE’s Job Connection model, each participant is paired with a career advisor and a life navigator (a social worker position), who helps them work through each barrier to success. This Goodwill-designed model has seen unprecedented success in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

Goodwill Workforce Services
34 Hutcherson Drive
Gorham, ME 04038
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Phone: 207-774-6323

Greater Portland Career Center
Maine Career Center logo

For Job Seekers of any Age, Culture and Demographic

Maine CareerCenters are the place to start when you’re looking for your first job, your next job, a better job, or a whole new career. Connect with the Greater Portland CareerCenter and ask about any of the services they offer. Support services may also be available to assist with child care, transportation and tuition, as well as referrals to resources for housing, starting your own business, and healthcare insurance.

Greater Portland CareerCenter
In-Person Hours: Appointments available 8 AM – 4 PM on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
151 Jetport Blvd
Portland, ME 04102
(opens in Google Maps)
Phone: 207-623-7981
Email: portland.careercenter@maine.gov

SHRM logo

Student & Emerging Professional Resources

SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. Explore career paths within the human resources field, prepare for a successful job search, and get the latest news in this rapidly evolving field.

Phone: 800.283.SHRM (7476)
Website: SHRM Student & Emerging Professional Resources

Vocational Rehabilitation
Maine Department of Labor Vocational Rehabilitation logo

A Maine Department of Labor program, Vocational Rehabilitation (Bureau of Rehabilitation Services) helps people who have physical, mental, or emotional disabilities to get and keep a job.

151 Jetport Blvd
Portland, ME 04102
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Phone: 207-822-3300 or 1-877-594-5627
Fax: 207-775-7870
TTY users please use Maine Relay 711

Workforce Solutions Center
Goodwill of Northern New England logo

The Workforce Solutions Center works with individuals seeking employment to match interests with jobs. They can also provide on-the-job training, counseling, and support services.

Workforce Solutions Center
190 Lancaster St.
Portland, ME 04101
(opens in Google Maps)
Phone: 207-775-5891

Some Specialized Job Search Sites

Use these resources to find programs to help you with your job search.

Live and Work in Maine
Live & Work in Maine logo

Live and Work in Maine is a nonprofit effort designed to increase awareness about career opportunities in Maine and encourage people to move to Maine.

Diversity Hiring Coalition
Diversity Hiring Coalition logo

The Diversity Hiring Coalition of Maine (DHC) provides leadership, connections, education, and resources to Maine employers to Promote Diversity in the workplace. It focuses on three areas of diversity: Aging Workforce, Racial and Ethnic Diversity and LGBTQ community. It provides its members a link to post job openings on the DHC Job Dashboard.

Maine Association of Nonprofits
Maine Association of Nonprofits logo

The goal of the Maine Association of Nonprofits (MANP) is to promote an environment in which nonprofits can thrive and best serve Maine, our advocacy program, guided by our Advocacy Committee, works to build the public’s understanding of the important role of nonprofits; educates nonprofit leaders to be better advocates; and lobbies on behalf of the entire sector.

MANP hosts the only job board in Maine exclusively for mission-driven employment opportunities.

Maine Healthcare Jobs

If you’re credentialed to work in Healthcare, use these sites to find opportunities.

Maine Health
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MaineHealth is a not-for-profit family of high-quality providers and health care organizations committed to the health and well-being of the communities and people we serve. As the largest health care organization in Maine and a leading health care provider serving northern New Hampshire, MaineHealth is recognized as one of the nation’s top integrated health care delivery networks.

Northern Light Health
Northern Light Health logo

Northern Light Health is a statewide healthcare system like no other. While you have probably heard that before, we truly believe we have a unique, rewarding experience to share with you. What exactly sets us apart? Our culture is founded on the qualities that make Mainers great.

Indeed.com logo

Indeed is the #1 job site in the world with over 250M unique visitors every month. Indeed strives to put job seekers first, giving them free access to search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies. Every day, we connect millions of people to new opportunities.

Portland-Area Staffing Agencies

Use these resources to find programs to help you with your job search.

IntWork logo

Since 1961, IntWork is a boutique recruiting agency that helps employers find and hire qualified, local, diverse professionals that quickly contribute to the company. We place primarily BIPOC, bilingual, & immigrants in AEC, HR/ DEI, Tech, Finance, Operations roles.

Phone: 207-200-1930

Manpower Maine
Manpower Maine logo

Since 1961, Manpower has been a leader in temporary and permanent staffing in Maine. When you work with the Manpower team you can trust that you are working with experienced professionals that are committed to being the best in their field and delivering results for you.

70 Center St.
Portland, ME 04101

Phone: 207-774-8258
Text: 207-560-0928

MaineWorks logo

MaineWorks is a temporary staffing agency for landscaping and industrial construction. Employs veterans and those reentering the workforce from addictions or incarcerations or other barriers to employment.

14 Pleasant St.
Portland, ME 04101

Phone: 1-(800)-996-0289

Robert Half Staffing
Robert Half Staffing logo

Robert Half Staffing is a staffing agency for accounting, HR, finance, banking, legal assistant, IT Specialists, auditors, and more.

100 Middle St.
Portland, ME 04101

Phone: 207-800-3996

Springborn Staffing
Springborn Staffing logo

Springborn Staffing helps you find jobs in finance, HR, managerial, banking, and more.

97A Exchange St.
Suite 504
Portland, ME 04101
207-761-TEMP (8367)

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering is a good way to get some experience, meet new people, and learn about what different organizations do. Most nonprofit (NGOs), churches, schools and government programs use volunteers. If there is an organization you like, check out their website to see if they use volunteers.

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